Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1071686

Observation date: May 12, 2001
Submitted by: AndrewPigniolo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: December 23, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County